Community Engagement Intern

Internship Description

The exact assignments of each intern will vary by week. This internship is an opportunity for you to gain relevant skills in communication, leadership, event planning, and creativity, while gaining knowledge on pertinent food-sustainability topics. In anything, but especially in being an Outreach intern, you get out what you put in. This ambassador role requires significant public speaking and communication skills. Expect to expand upon these skills as an Outreach Intern! 

Average Time Commitment

Time commitments will vary from week to week, but expect to contribute at least 4 and at most 8 hours a week to this internship 

Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Attending a weekly Outreach team meeting (these meetings will often have a head or director of a partnering organization in attendance as well–for event planning purposes)
  • Finding and/or creating recipes and menus that align with the goals of an event
  • Locating sustainable sources of ingredients for said recipes, and being able to articulate why they are the ideal sourcing option
  • Creating educational materials to hand out at events
  • Leading participants at events through a recipe
  • Serving as an ambassador for Slow Food UW at all Outreach events and during interactions with participants and partnering organizations